Patentable Subject Matter in Russia

Just a reminder to those seeking patent protection for computer-related inventions, Civil Code of the Russian Federation (as of Dec. 1, 2007), Part IV (PDF), Section IV, Article 1350(1) states that it is possible to have patent protection. Article 1350(1) states that patent protection is available for a technical solution in any area related to […]

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Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal To Rule On Business Methods

On November 15, 2010, the Attorney General of Canada filed a Notice (PDF) that the AG will seek appeal of last month’s ruling by Canada’s Federal Court that Amazon’s 1-click shopping idea could be patented. Mr. Justice Phelan of the Canadian Federal Court reasons that care must be taken to apply foreign law to Canadian […]

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